Whitman County, Washington

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Whitman County
Colfax Post Office
Colfax Post Office
Map of Washington highlighting Whitman County
Location within the U.S. state of Washington
Map of the United States highlighting Washington
Washington's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°53′N 117°31′W / 46.89°N 117.52°W / 46.89; -117.52
Country United States
State Washington
FoundedNovember 29, 1871
Named forMarcus Whitman
SeatColfax
Largest cityPullman
Area
 • Total2,178 sq mi (5,640 km2)
 • Land2,159 sq mi (5,590 km2)
 • Water19 sq mi (50 km2)  0.9%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total44,776
 • Estimate 
(2019)
50,104
 • Density22/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district5th
Websitewww.whitmancounty.org

Whitman County is a county in Washington in the United States. The county seat is Colfax.[1] 44,776 people lived there at the 2010 census.[2] The county was created on November 29, 1871.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 8, 2014.
  3. "Milestones for Washington State History — Part 2: 1851 to 1900". HistoryLink.org. March 6, 2003.